Jhumpa Lahiri's masterful new novel, The Lowland, has been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and longlisted for the National Book Award in fiction.

Jhumpa Lahiri, Fine Arts Work Center Writing Fellow 1997-98, was born in London and raised in Rhode Island. She is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, and author of two previous books. Her debut collection of stories, Interpreter of Maladies, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, the PEN/Hemingway Award and The New Yorker Debut of the Year. Her novel The Namesake was a New York Times Notable Book, a Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalist and was selected as one of the best books of the year by USA Today and Entertainment Weekly, among other publications. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.